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2018 SADF Calendar of Events is available
28th January
2018

Dear Dancing Community We are excited to share the exciting Calendar of Events with you, which is jam packed with Competitions, Workshops, Development Congresses, WDC and WDC AL World Series events. We are very pleased to announce we have remained consistent with the dates of the Super Series Championships, which are now in its SEVENTH year of existence. The Super Series draws top talent from ALL Regions in South Africa and are qualifiers for the much sought after South African Colours. Please remember you need to be a member of the SADF, compete in at least 2 Super Series Championships and the South African Championships to be eligible for South African Colours. The SA Colours are awarded to the top dancers (Solo / Couple) competing in the Championship sections only. We are super proud to announce that Rumba in the Jungle is taking place on 19-21 October 2018 at the iconic Sun City. After engagement with ALL our stakeholders including the World Dance Council, we decided to reschedule from our initial planned date to October 2018 due to circumstances beyond our control. We trust this will afford the dance community the opportunity to participate in this spectacular competition, which is Open to the World. ALL Associations; ALL Dancers and ALL genres are welcome to participate in the true spirit of Freedom to Dance. Our South African Open Dance Championships, WDC AL sanctioned, is on 1-2 December 2018 in the beautiful Mother City. Kindly note that South African Champion titles will be awarded in ALL our dance style e.g. Ballroom, Latin American, Solo, Disco/Freestyle, Social/Pro-Am and the like . We have remained consistent with the date of the SA Championship which is the week before the WDC AL Open to World Championships in Paris. We have already renewed our WDC Annual Membership ahead of the WDC cutoff of 31 January 2018 and are happy to report that we remain the Official Member of the World Dance Council and World Dance Council Amateur League in South Africa. Members with WDC Competitor and Adjudicator licenses are encouraged to renew their annual licenses now to remain in good standing as the WDC is strict with deadline dates. To benefit from ALL of the above exciting opportunities, please ensure you are registered with the SADF. There are be wonderful opportunities that we will offer to SADF registered Amateurs, Professionals and Studios and encourage you to join our progressive Foundation which offers a plethora of opportunities to the dance community. The 2018 SADF Tariffs and Registration forms are attached and also accessible via the website, www.sadancefoundation.co.za and the Social registration forms are available directly from the Social Faculty. We look forward to engaging with you at our exciting events. Your continued support is much valued. [pdfjs-viewer url="http%3A%2F%2Fsadancefoundation.co.za%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2018%2F01%2F2018-SADF-CALENDAR-OF-EVENTS-26Jan18.pdf" viewer_width=100% viewer_height=1360px fullscreen=true download=true print=true] Kind regards Office of the CEO

Rumba in the Jungle 2018 is happening 19-21 October 2018, Sun City
28th January
2018

Dear Dancing Community We are super proud to announce that RITJ 2018 is taking place on 19-21 October 2018 at the iconic Sun City. After engagement with ALL our stakeholders including the World Dance Council, we decided to reschedule from our initial planned date to October 2018 due to circumstances beyond our control. We trust this will afford the dance community the opportunity to participate in this spectacular competition, which is Open to the World. ALL Associations; ALL Dancers, ALL genres are welcome to participate in the true spirit of Freedom to Dance. We look forward to sharing this memorable event with you. Your continued support is much appreciated. The countdown for RITJ 2018 begins NOW.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1ie3X4Dc8w

Results of South African Open Dance Championships,1-2 December, NW Province
22nd December
2017

Dear Dance Community Many thanks for your amazing support at the South African Open Dance Championships, 1-2 December 2017. The results of the Championships are attached for your perusal. Results of the Saturday, 2 December 2017: South African Open Dance Championships 2017 Results (Saturday) Results of the Friday session, 1 December 2017: South African Open Dance Championships 2017 Results (Friday) Kind regards, Competitive Committee

South African Open Dance Championships, 1-2 December 2017
3rd October
2017

South African Open Dance Championships 2017 is happening on 1-2 December 2017 Mmabatho Convention Centre. The Championship is Open to ALL dancers regardless of your affiliation and will provide a free and open platform for healthy competition. The SADF is a Founder World Dance Council (WDC) & WDC AL member and music played will adhere to the WDC Tempi. The exciting Interprovincial Team Match is happening and promises to be hot. The prestigious South African National colours are handed out at this Championship. Reserved seating is in demand - book early to avoid disappointment. If you want to have a Stall or place an Ad, please contact us on sadancefoundation@gmail.com. This is an awesome opportunity to showcase your merchandise at the Championship. 2017 SOUTH AFRICAN OPEN DANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS ENTRY FORM

Entries for Rumba in the Jungle close 30 June 2017
13th June
2017

Dear Dancing Community Rumba in the Jungle is happening on 3-6 August 2017 at Sun City. The competition is OPEN to ALL Dancers from ALL Associations and is sanctioned by Freedom to Dance. There are in excess of 20 genres/dance styles competing in both the Sun City Superbowl and Kings Ballroom. Slavik Kryklyvyy and Karina Smirnoff in addition to Victor Fung and Anastasia Muravyeva will be demonstrating at the premier gala event. The Dutch Trio will manage the main Programme. Entries are closing on 30 June 2017. Do not miss an exciting opportunity to compete with international competition at a world class venue. All Rumba in the Jungle information can be found on www.rumbainthejungle.com. Rumba in the Jungle Presentation/Information sheet with Competitive Entry Form: RITJ PRESENTATION_FORMS Rumba in the Jungle Social/Pro-Am Entry Form: RITJ Pro-Am & Social Entry form Rumba in the Jungle Line Dance Entry Form: RITJ Line Dance_Entry Form Kind regards, marion1

SADF Star Championships is happening on 8 July 2017, Maragon Auditorium, Ruimsig
6th June
2017

Dear Dance Community SADF GP Competitive is proudly hosting the Star Championships on 8 July 2017 at Maragon Private School, Ruimsig. Competing genres include Ballroom & Latin, Freestyle, Slowdance, Hip Hop, Bhangra, Contemporary, Jazz, Solo Latin & Solo Ballroom, Salsa, Rock 'n Roll Disco. Please contact SADF Gauteng Competitive Committee for more information on this prestigious Championship. Kind regards, Star Champs Entry Form 8Jul17 SADF GP Competitive Committee

SADF WC Coastal Super Series is happening on 24 June 2017, Parow Civic, WC
6th June
2017

Dear Dance Community The SADF WC Coastal Super Series Entry Form is attached and is OPEN to ALL dancers. Competing genres include Ballroom, Latin American, Solo Ballroom and Latin, Hip Hop, Traditional etc. Entries are closing on 9 June 2017. You are welcome to contact Natasha Groenewald on sadfwcevents@gmail.com for more information. SADF WC Coastal Super Series_Entry form 24Jun17SADF Kindest regards, SADF WC Regional Branch

Rumba in the Jungle online Entries are available, 3-6 August 2017, Sun City
28th April
2017

Dear Members We are very excited to announce that Rumba in the Jungle online entries is available on the RITJ Website. There are 3 Entry forms i.e. Competitive genres, Social/Pro-Am/Salsa, Line Dance. Entry information pertaining to ALL genres can be accessed via the following website link, http://rumbainthejungle.com/?page_id=761 Kind regards marion1

SADF WC Winter Festival is happening on 13 May 2017 in Tableview
28th April
2017

Dear Dance Community SADF WC Winter festival is happening on 13 May 2017 at the Leibrand Van Niekerk Hall in Tableview and promises to be absolutely amazing. As a pre-cursor to SADF WC Coastal Super Series and Rumba in the Jungle, we warmly invite you to compete. Please contact Natasha Groenewald for more information at the following email address, sadfwcevents@gmail.com SADF WC Winter Festival Entry Form 13May2017 Kind regards SADF WC Committee

Freedom Day Championships is happening on 22 April 2017, Springs Civic Centre, Springs
29th March
2017

SUPER SERIES NOTICE: Freedom Day Championships is happening on 22 April 2017 at the Springs Civic Centre, Plantation Road in Springs and promises to be amazing. This is a points competition for South African Colours. . FREEDOM_DAY_2017_ENTRY FORM Kind regards, SADF National Competitive Committee